Benefits of Camote Tops (Kamote, Sweet Potato)


The health benefits of camote tops might convince you to each such leaves.

Camote tops have the highest content of total polyphenolics among other commercial vegetables studied.

Contain protein, dietary fiber, lipid, and essential minerals and nutrients such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulfur, iron, copper, zinc, manganese, aluminum and boron.

Important sources of vitamin A, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and ascorbic acid.”

Excellent sources of antioxidative compounds, mainly polyphenolics, which may protect the human body from oxidative stress that is associated with many diseases including cancer and cardiovascular diseases.



Camote tops may be a cure for Dengue. See the news!



  • I’m glad to know the benifits of eating camote tops…and i will continue eating..

  • A graduate student essay clearly defines camote as a cure for dengue fever and other major diseases. It was my choice of suggested cure when my wife’s teen son contracted dengue fever, and it worked quickly. My blog is dedicated to saving young children and infants needless extended periods of suffering and death when contracting dengue fever. I am aware of tawa tawa which has many postings on your pages. Have you come to a personal conclusion about camote tea being a cure for dengue fever? Do you know of any research sources other than Study Mode . com concerning the healing properties of camote?

    • I have been hearing and reading that camote is a possible cure for dengue. However, I never know that it is as potent as what you have said. I am hoping for this information spread so it can help the masses.

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